Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason is a well-written autobiography told with humor and heart by an “average” person. It is the story lived by many. Listen to a free sample or buy Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason ( Unabridged) by Seth Andrews on iTunes on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. In DEconverted: a journey from religion to reason, author Seth Andrews describes his journey from Christian to atheist. Born the son of.
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While this little memoir is not great literature, it’s an interesting life’s journey for a good little Christian boy raised in a good Christian home in Oklahoma, smack in the middle of the bible deconverteed. I do not often give books 5 stars but this book is relkgion. This isn’t so much an autobiography as it is the story of a mind unfurling over time. In any event, I’m elated I came across this book and now I listen to the author’s podcasts and have found help, comfort, and entertainment in them.
Jan 07, Darrel rated it it was amazing. The Logic of Miracles. Dawkins and Batchelor are both British.
For me it was Jehova’s witnesses. Seth paints himself as an everyman which is probably accurate but that isn’t to be confused with ignorance or lack of ability This book helps to give religiion inside-out look at the protestant Christian culture in the United States, and it will hopefully encourage others as decohverted deal with the difficult questions in their own journeys toward truth.
It’s not that I am ashamed of being non-religious that I’ve stayed in the closet for so many years, it’s because of all the pain this would cause my family.
Seth tells his story with great wit, insight, without condescending to those whose beliefs he no longer shares. The part I really wanted to hear more about was what triggered his conversion; why would he change his mind when none of his coworkers or family or friends were similarly affected? I listened to it in audio format; Seth narrated it himself, which made the version all the better. My experience with learning about the atrocities performed in the name of the deity and the conflicting information presented in the holy texts also was influential in me departure from Christianity.
It’s good, but it can’t be more than it is just because you want it to be. Seth is an excellent writer and communicates both the emotional and intellectual parts of his journey out of religion. For the God-themed issue of Zen DixieI read three books on atheism. Or you can dismiss until our next donations drive typically at the beginning of October.
Makes it easie This could easily be my coming out of the closet, although I’m trying to keep this from showing up on my FB profile. Seth Andrews has written a refreshing and delightful account of his deconversion experience.
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There were so many ways he could have stopped it. In an ocean of religious confusion, help us maintain a drop of sanity!
He pointed out the misogyny in the bible as well as the contradictions from book to book. But when it comes to the single biggest question in the book- why does God allow bad things to happen-the answer is simple. It is one of the most popular freethinker communities on the internet today. Seth Andrews is an American author and speaker on the subject of atheism. Seth shows great respect for all of the people in his life as he tells his story of the journey from religion to reason.
Before you dismiss, please consider making a donation. All of these, I believe, are common to most who come to the realization that religious faith is a fallacy.
If you listen to The Thinking Atheist Podcast, this book will give a much better understanding of the passionate and compassionate person on the microphone. In this short autobiographical book, he recounts the events which caused him to question the faith he was indoctrinated in to as a youth and practiced and defended most of his life, and follows him along this path to the point where he finally, all-out rejects religion and supernatural beliefs.
Refresh and try again. I just don’t use the “A” word. If you are a fan of the radio show and Seth’s style of storytelling, I’m sure you’ll enjoy this fine book. She is the author of Vegan Green Smoothies by Vilms: In this short autobiographical book, he recounts the events which caused him to que I found Deconverted to be an enjoyable, relatable, and inspiring read. I could not believe any denomination’s version of it. This is the first striking lesson I learned from reading these books.
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Email required Address never made public. The slowly dawning acknowledgment that a so-called infallible book was instead full of inconsistencies and that the Deconverted: I highly recommend this book.
To learn more about Seth Andrews, or to purchase his book, DEconverted: It was all so new to him; he had never experienced such blatant impertinence toward the very thing that for his entire life had been so revered, not only by him and his family, but also by his entire community.
His book tells his readers where his quest for the truth took him.
Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason
They were so insistent, showing up on my doorstep every week – ignoring my claims of being a baptist – and finally demanding I take a stand. I knew much of Seth’s story from listening to his podcast, but he goes into much greater detail here.
A former religious radio host raised in the cradle of Christianity, Seth Andrews battled his own doubts for many years. Showing that God Exists. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page.
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Though I also caution anyone who is expecting more than just an introductory look at atheism, and a heartwarming tale of a young broadcaster, learning that he can’t ingore reality and feel okay at the same time.
Stephen Batchelor left his home in England and wound up in India, studying Buddhism where the exiled Dalai Lama resided. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.